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Savage life in central Australia / by G. Horne and G. Aiston
Bib ID 1090339
Format BookBook
Author
Horne, George A
 
Description London : Macmillan, 1924 
xi, 184 p. : ill., folded col. map ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Deals mainly with Wonkonguru people to east of Lake Eyre.

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Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia.  |  Technology - Stone - Percussion and abrading.  |  Animals - Mammals - Dingoes / Dogs.  |  Material culture - Fur and skin objects and decorations.  |  Substance use - Pituri.  |  Technology - Fire - Fire making.  |  Technology - Stone - Hammerstones.  |  Technology - Containers - Water carriers.  |  Diyari / Dieri language (L17) (SA SH54-01)  |  Communications - Nonverbal - Smoke signals.  |  Technology - Bags.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs - Throwing.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Yawarawarka people (L23) (SA SG54-10)  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Ceremonies - Rain making.  |  Weapons - Shields.  |  Diyari / Dieri people (L17) (SA SH54-01)  |  Communications - Message sticks.  |  Weapons - Clubs and fighting sticks.  |  Material culture - String and rope making.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Stones.  |  Yawarawarka language (L23) (SA SG54-10)  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking - Plants.  |  Technology - Stone - Scrapers.  |  Technology - Stone - Flakes.  |  Technology - Stone - Axes / hatchets.  |  Wangkangurru / Wangganguru language (L27) (SA SG53-12)  |  Ngamini language (L22) (SA SG54-09)  |  Food - Meat - Snake.  |  Wemba Wemba / Wamba Wamba language (D1) (Vic, NSW SI54-16)  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Weapons - Throwing sticks.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Initiation - Subincision.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Fishing - Fish nets.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs - Making.  |  Language - Personal names.  |  Plants - Pituri.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Stones - Cylcons.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Animal names.  |  Wemba Wemba / Wamba Wamba people (D1) (Vic, NSW SI54-16)  |  Hunting - Traps, nets etc.  |  Stories and motifs - Fire.  |  Technology - Wood - Digging sticks.  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Ngamini people (L22) (SA SG54-09)  |  Technology - Stone - Knives.  |  Australia, Central -- Description and travel -- 1901-1950.  |  South Australia -- Description and travel -- 1901-1950.  |  Mungeranie (NE SA SH54-01)  |  Kopperamanna / Killalpaninna (NE SA SH54-01)
Other authors/contributors Aiston, G. (George), 1879-1943

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